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Bush signs economic bailout bill
AFP via Google News ^ | 2008-10-03

Posted on 10/03/2008 12:28:50 PM PDT by rabscuttle385

WASHINGTON (AFP) — US President George W. Bush on Friday signed a mammoth economic rescue package aimed at saving troubled US banks and easing a credit crunch that he warned could spell disaster for the US public.

After campaigning for the bailout for two weeks and courting reluctant lawmakers in person and by telephone, Bush signed the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 before leaving Washington for the weekend.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 110th; bailout; biggovernment; billsigning; bush; bush43; bushtruthfile; corruption; dumbass; ihatebush; mccaintruthfile; obamatruthfile; rino; socialist; term2; traitor; unconstitutional
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Bush has trampled on the Constitution.
1 posted on 10/03/2008 12:28:50 PM PDT by rabscuttle385
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To: rabscuttle385
Bush has trampled on the Constitution.

again.

2 posted on 10/03/2008 12:29:25 PM PDT by NeoCaveman (Back in the USSA)
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To: rabscuttle385
Whoo-pee we're saved.

heavy sarcasm

3 posted on 10/03/2008 12:29:41 PM PDT by BipolarBob (I overinflate my tires, so the gas fairy will fill my tank.)
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To: bray

So, how do you plan to defend Bush on this one?


4 posted on 10/03/2008 12:30:29 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 (May God save the Republic and her citizens.)
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To: rabscuttle385

President Bush,

You, sir, are a traitor and should immediately have impeachment proceedings initiated for the act of Treason against the United States of America.


5 posted on 10/03/2008 12:30:40 PM PDT by politicket (Palin-tology: (n) - The science of kicking Barack Obambi's butt!)
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To: rabscuttle385

The Democrats have saved their campaign contributors


6 posted on 10/03/2008 12:30:40 PM PDT by realcleanguy ("I have not yet begun to fight")
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To: BipolarBob

Ready for the next “Crisis” (tm)?

Hang on to your wallets.


7 posted on 10/03/2008 12:31:04 PM PDT by epluribus_2
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To: rabscuttle385

Well I guess I can default on all my loans and expect them to bail me out too.............NOT!


8 posted on 10/03/2008 12:31:26 PM PDT by P8riot (I carry a gun because I can't carry a cop.)
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To: Jim Robinson
Bush signs economic bailout bill

It is a very Black Friday for the United States of America.

9 posted on 10/03/2008 12:31:49 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 (May God save the Republic and her citizens.)
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To: rabscuttle385
Bush has trampled on the Constitution.

And he ran like Usain Bolt to do it.

10 posted on 10/03/2008 12:32:12 PM PDT by hunter112 (Gov. Palin is ten times the woman Hillary could've hoped to be, if she had stayed a "Goldwater Girl")
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To: P8riot
Well I guess I can default on all my loans and expect them to bail me out too.............NOT!

No, you can't. But they can, because they are more equal than you. /sarc

11 posted on 10/03/2008 12:32:35 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 (May God save the Republic and her citizens.)
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To: bamahead; traviskicks; Dick Bachert

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12 posted on 10/03/2008 12:33:07 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 (May God save the Republic and her citizens.)
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To: rabscuttle385
Bush signed the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 before leaving Washington for the weekend.

And the voters be damned...

13 posted on 10/03/2008 12:33:22 PM PDT by Mojave
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To: rabscuttle385

I wish he’d leave for the next three and a half months and not come back at all, but I get the feeling he’s not done screwing us over just yet.


14 posted on 10/03/2008 12:33:23 PM PDT by jpl (Does anybody have seven hundred billion dollars I can borrow?)
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To: rabscuttle385

Bush & McCain have delivered us to the evil.

Both have betrayed our country.


15 posted on 10/03/2008 12:33:26 PM PDT by stockpirate (Welcome to the United Socialist States of America- McCain voted for the bailout!)
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To: rabscuttle385
Can anyone get a list of firms and banks who will be the beneficiaries of this bailout? I've been searching but can't find one.

I'd like to compare a list of those who will be receiving bailout funds to those members of Congress who voted "Yea." Specifically, I'd like to see if any of them have any financial stake in the institutions being bailed out.
16 posted on 10/03/2008 12:33:46 PM PDT by 84rules ( Ooh-Rah! Semper Fi!)
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To: rabscuttle385

Further proof that the sum total of the senate/congress IQs is a very small number.


17 posted on 10/03/2008 12:33:56 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: PAR35; bamahead; AndyJackson; Thane_Banquo; nicksaunt; MadLibDisease; happygrl; Roy Tucker; GOPJ; ..
Welcome to the United Socialist States of America.

. . . . .

The Money, Banking, and Financial Markets Ping List.

FR Keyword: moneylist

This can be a high-volume ping list at times.

To join, send Freepmail to rabscuttle385.

18 posted on 10/03/2008 12:34:24 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 (May God save the Republic and her citizens.)
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To: rabscuttle385
Bush has trampled on the Constitution.

Yes and after today Washington will feel they will no longer be bound by the Constitution and its provisions to keep our nation free. If some people don't believe this then all I can say is go hide and watch. We are in unchartered waters now.

19 posted on 10/03/2008 12:34:54 PM PDT by Ron H. (October 3, 2008 - the day we became the 'United Socialist States of America')
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To: rabscuttle385

I used to have a dog that would pee all over himself in excitement and anticipation.

Don’t know why that comment seems so appropriate.


20 posted on 10/03/2008 12:35:05 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Paying taxes for bank bailouts is apparently the patriotic thing to do. [/sarc])
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To: rabscuttle385

Gotta love him. He’s done to America what he’s done to every other company he’s been in charge of.


21 posted on 10/03/2008 12:35:06 PM PDT by Wolfie
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To: jpl
but I get the feeling he’s not done screwing us over just yet.

Yep. There is still the question of amnesty for the criminal illegal aliens.

22 posted on 10/03/2008 12:35:33 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: rabscuttle385

Since the House passed this thing, the Dow has dropped more than 300 points. The recovery plan is working great so far.

Gasoline is down about 4 cents a gallon today as well. About $3.139 around here.


23 posted on 10/03/2008 12:35:45 PM PDT by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: rabscuttle385

This will go down in history as W’s “read my lips” moment, just like his wimp daddy.


24 posted on 10/03/2008 12:36:09 PM PDT by Not now, Not ever! (The devil made me do it!,.......................................................( well, not really.)
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To: rabscuttle385
Bush signed the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 before leaving Washington for the weekend.

I can't wait until he leaves for good.

And no, I'm not a troll. I'm a conservative Republican who fears for the future of his country.
25 posted on 10/03/2008 12:36:25 PM PDT by Deo volente
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To: rabscuttle385

They should have called it the

Secure Housing Assistance Forgiveness Takeover

or the

Bailout Undertaking Legal Lowincome Support for Housing Income Trustees

or something like that.


26 posted on 10/03/2008 12:36:25 PM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: rabscuttle385

WHAT'S MY LEGACY?


27 posted on 10/03/2008 12:36:27 PM PDT by period end of story
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To: 84rules
Can anyone get a list of firms and banks who will be the beneficiaries of this bailout?

Anyone Paulson and the Rats say...

28 posted on 10/03/2008 12:36:33 PM PDT by Mojave
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To: hunter112

Yes, Bush certainly wasted no time getting this bill signed.


29 posted on 10/03/2008 12:36:44 PM PDT by IndyTiger
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To: epluribus_2

actually, this act has our next crisis built right into it. By allowing a whole new class of entitlement (mental illness, mental inconvenience, etc.) on the backs of the insurance industry, congress is forcing insurers to collapse under the weight of the soon-to-happen fraud/waste/and abuse. Prices will rise and employers will have to continue to cut or drop coverage. Pelosi, Frank, Hillary (eeek), and “the Blessed One” will be ready, pens and reams of paper in hand. Hope ya like that waiting list for your MRI. And, by the way, you have been eating too much fat and meat, tsk, tsk that’s gonna cost you. Can’t you be more like our dear leader? We have your test results. We have everyone’s test results. You better shape up. Your kids will tell you all about it after they get home from our patriotic schools. Oh yeah, your kid is thinking about questioning his gender. We are here to help... there’s a program for that.


30 posted on 10/03/2008 12:36:58 PM PDT by epluribus_2
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To: savedbygrace

watch the dollar. it will soon be worth less than the peso.


31 posted on 10/03/2008 12:38:13 PM PDT by epluribus_2
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To: rabscuttle385

Awright everyone, open your wallets and pull out $8,000.

...hmmm, seems I’ve got $63.44; anyone care to bail me out of my “fair share” of this taxpayer-funded powergrab?


32 posted on 10/03/2008 12:38:36 PM PDT by ctdonath2 (The average piece of junk is more meaningful than our criticism designating it so. - Ratatouille)
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To: Not now, Not ever!
This will go down in history as W’s “read my lips” moment, just like his wimp daddy.

It will have to get in line behind all the other "read my lips" moments. Bush has been a disaster as a president. Period.

33 posted on 10/03/2008 12:38:44 PM PDT by raybbr (You think it's bad now - wait till the anchor babies start to vote!)
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To: Wolfie
He’s done to America what he’s done to every other company he’s been in charge of.

Don't worry...whichever Big Government Party wins next month will continue (and even accelerate) the ravaging.

34 posted on 10/03/2008 12:39:09 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 (May God save the Republic and her citizens.)
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To: politicket

I see BDS is alive and well.


35 posted on 10/03/2008 12:39:17 PM PDT by Terpfen (To all you knee-jerkers: remember Rick Santorum.)
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To: Ron H.

Hank Paulson’s in charge now. The Treasury Secretary has almost unlimited powers over the nation’s economy now.

Unaccountable and answerable to nobody.


36 posted on 10/03/2008 12:39:49 PM PDT by Deo volente
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To: rabscuttle385

Buck up, comrade! Solyent Green is on the menu!!


37 posted on 10/03/2008 12:39:52 PM PDT by Sybeck1 (My only question is will the tent cities have Wi-Fi?)
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To: rabscuttle385
Not only did he enthusiastically sign it he gushed all over Barn-hole Frank, Nasty Pelosi, and Stingy Hoyer for "the bi-partisan spirit" they demonstrated.
38 posted on 10/03/2008 12:41:07 PM PDT by meandog (please pray for future President McCain, day minus 107-Jan. 20--and counting)
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To: politicket
President Bush,

You, sir, are a traitor and should immediately have impeachment proceedings initiated for the act of Treason against the United States of America.

You would have to impeach a lot of socialist House critters and Senators before you could even get close to the Head Socialist in Charge.

39 posted on 10/03/2008 12:41:26 PM PDT by Ron H. (October 3, 2008 - the day we morphed into the 'United Socialist States of America')
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To: Terpfen; politicket
I see BDS is alive and well.

BDS, eh?

Bush just signed into law an unconstitutional Socialist monstrosity, and you are suggesting that folks are deranged for wanting him impeached, due to his flagrant violation of his oath today?

40 posted on 10/03/2008 12:41:51 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 (May God save the Republic and her citizens.)
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To: rabscuttle385

“Bush has trampled on the Constitution.”

This whole thing makes me want to vomit.

(are we starting to sound like Dims?)


41 posted on 10/03/2008 12:41:57 PM PDT by wolfcreek (I see miles and miles of Texas....let's keep it that way.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Further cementing his place in history as one of the worst presidents this country has ever had.


42 posted on 10/03/2008 12:41:58 PM PDT by South40
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To: epluribus_2

What wallet. They depleted mine.


43 posted on 10/03/2008 12:42:35 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: epluribus_2
Hang on to your wallets.

Maybe that should be bend over and grab your cheeks becaause here it comes like it or not.

44 posted on 10/03/2008 12:42:42 PM PDT by Ron H. (October 3, 2008 - the day we morphed into the 'United Socialist States of America')
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To: epluribus_2


I think I will read this book yet again and take more notes
45 posted on 10/03/2008 12:42:49 PM PDT by ezoeni
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To: rabscuttle385

Bush makes FDR look like Ayn Rand.

Bush is the Biggest Socialist to Ever Live in the White House.


46 posted on 10/03/2008 12:43:00 PM PDT by trumandogz (The Democrats are driving us to Socialism at 100 MPH -The GOP is driving us to Socialism at 97.5 MPH)
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To: rabscuttle385

I thought spending and funding bills must originate in the House.

Given that, shouldn’t the “bailout” spending bill go back to the senate under a new name, and get voted on by the senate, as is spelled out in the constitution?

I was told that the reason the House could not modify the Senate bill in any way was because of this.


47 posted on 10/03/2008 12:43:31 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: realcleanguy
"The Democrats have saved their campaign contributors"

Not to mention Barak Hussein Obama's campaign staff and managers Jim Johnson, Frank Raines and others.

48 posted on 10/03/2008 12:43:31 PM PDT by KriegerGeist (I'm now considered a "Bitter Clinger" to my guns and religion.)
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To: Sunnyflorida; 6323cd; roamer_1; AmericanInTokyo; 383rr; djsherin; GunsareOK; calcowgirl; ...
Folks, if this is what we get under Bush, imagine what we'll get under McCain!

And yes, I realize that Obama will be no better.

49 posted on 10/03/2008 12:43:45 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 (May God save the Republic and her citizens.)
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To: Ron H.

The framers of the US Constitution wrote another document for just this type of situation, it’s called the:

Bill of Rights.

We now are slaves to the government.


50 posted on 10/03/2008 12:44:21 PM PDT by stockpirate (Welcome to the United Socialist States of America- McCain voted for the bailout!)
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